Three Missouri School of Journalism Students Win National SPJ Excellence Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2003) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students have been named national winners in the 2002 Mark of Excellence Awards sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Tim Higgins won first place in the General News Reporting category for his story, “Despairing for children’s mental health, some parents give up custody.” … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Presents 2003 Honor Medals

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2003) — The Missouri School of Journalism will present the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism on Friday, Sept. 5, in the Reynolds Alumni and Visitor Center on the Columbia campus. The Missouri School of Journalism has awarded the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism annually since … Continued

Argentine Journalist Named First Tina Hills Fellow at the Missouri School of Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2003) — Marina Walker, an award-winning journalist from Mendoza, Argentina, has been named the Missouri School of Journalism’s first Tina Hills Fellow for Latin American Journalists. Walker, formerly of Los Andes and the Philadelphia Inquirer, will work as a part-time instructor at Adelante while completing coursework for a master’s degree. Adelante … Continued

La Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri Distingue a Periodista Argentina Como la Primera Becaria Tina Hills

Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2003) — La galardonada periodista argentina, Marina Walker, ha sido distinguida como la primera becaria Tina Hills de la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri. Walker, que ha integrado el staff editorial de diario Los Andes, en Mendoza, Argentina y de The Philadelphia Inquirer en Estados Unidos, trabajará como … Continued

MU Journalism Student Wins $10,000 Top Ten Scholarship

Columbia, Mo. (June 16, 2003) — Journalism student Kimberly Monet Adams is a recipient of one of the $10,000 Top Ten Scholarships awarded by the Scripps Howard Foundation. The St. Louis native is a dual major in broadcast news journalism and political science. The Top Ten Scholarship is an award given to the 10 most … Continued

Three Missouri Journalism Students Are Finalists in SPJ National Mark of Excellence Awards Contest

Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2003) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students have been named top national finalists in the 2002 Mark of Excellence Awards sponsored by The Society of Professional Journalists. Marla Heiman placed in the television in-depth reporting category for her story, “Hunter at UIC,” which aired on the University’s commercial NBC affiliate, KOMU. … Continued

Graduate Students Win All ICA Political Communication Awards

Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2003) — Four Missouri School of Journalism graduate students won all of the awards for top student papers in the Political Communication Division at the International Communication Association (ICA) convention in May. The division honors just four graduate students each year, meaning Missouri swept this year’s awards. The four students were … Continued

KOMU.com – Best in the Midwest

Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2003) — KOMU‘s website has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for the best small-market TV Web site in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. The award, which is given by the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), recognizes Web sites that offer timely news and original content while maximizing the use of … Continued